|An inspection was made to the facility by LPA, N.Cunningham. The facility file was reviewed prior to this inspection. A review of the personnel report on file indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. |
Operating hours are 7am-6pm, Mon-Fri. The facility was toured inside and outside and the floor and yard plan were verified. The items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds and medications) were inaccessible to children. The Licensee states no Poisons are on site and none were observed. The facility was free of flies, insects and rodents. The toys, floors, desks and other equipment and surfaces appeared clean, toxic free, safe and in good condition. There is uncontaminated drinking water available to children both indoors and outdoors. The children’s bathrooms appeared in safe and sanitary condition. A current menu was posted. Food prep areas are clean. Food is properly stored and free of contamination. Garbage cans containing solid waste have tight fitting lids. The playground was free of hazards. The playground equipment and surface areas appeared in safe condition. There is gravel cushioning underneath climbing structures and/or play equipment sufficient to absorb falls. There were no bodies of water observed. The Director stated no weapons are stored on site and none were observed. During today's inspection, staffing ratios were being met and children were being properly supervised. The facility was operating within the licensed capacity. The sign in/out procedure was reviewed and in compliance. This facility is providing Incidental Medical Services – IMS. Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. LPA reviewed storage of medication and equipment/supplies, and reviewed children’s, personnel, and administrative records. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm. This report, as well as the AAP Guide to Safe Sleep Practices brochure and Fall 2017 Quarterly Updates, were reviewed and discussed with the Director. All licensing reports are public information and must be made available upon request for at least three years. There were no Title 22 deficiencies cited during today's inspection.
Notice of Site Visit shall be posted for 30 days from today's visit.